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on the u.s. government and one of the most prestigious universities in the united states. dan simon is "outfront." >> a brilliant computer programmer. a world-class university, and a federal prosecutor. a three-way collision that some speculate led to a deepening depression for 26-year-old aaron schwartz. schwartz was best known as the co founder of reddit, a widely used social news and entertainment website built around user submitted content. president obama even used reddit to reach more than 5 million voters in his re-election campaign. most of them young people. in his short live, he became a folk hero, pushing to make web content free. but with prosecutors pressing serious charges, schwartz hanged himself friday in his brooklyn apartment. his lawyer said he doesn't know what put him over the edge, but the notion of prison time had him deeply worried. >> i know this case was weighing heavily on his mind and was a significant source of stress for him. >> the freedom to connect, like freedom of speech or like the freedom to murder. >> the case stemming from schwartz's passionate
hickenlooper, connecticut governor dan malloy, illinois governor jack markell have all announced in the past few days announced ambitious legislative proposals on gun reform in their own states. and of course federally, tomorrow ahead of schedule, president obama is set to unveil his own set of proposals in response to the newtown school shooting. the white house releasing this picture today of vice president biden, presenting his findings to the president and other cabinet members in a gun policy meeting. >> i can tell you that tomorrow the president and vice president will hold an event here at the white house to unveil a package of concrete proposals to reduce gun violence and prevent future tragedies like the one in newtown, connecticut. they will be joined by children from around the country who wrote the president letters in the wake of that tragedy, expressing their concerns about gun violence and school safety along with their parents that event will be at approximately 11:45 a.m. i will not get ahead of the president in terms of what his package of proposals will include. i will sim
dan fifer is in front of her. you have the white house council and the deputy chief of staff but who is leaving. is there a problem with the president not pursuing more women in his cabinet? are you troubled by that? >> to me this almost seems swift voting. taking a person's strength and trying to create a weakness out of it. the president has about 50% of white house staff as women. if you look at his appointments to the court we have three women on the supreme court, two of them appointed by the president. >> big cabinet jobs, white men. >> the cabinett is not fully fleshed out. >> the big ones. >> please don't diminish cabinet level positions as some as big. for a domestic policy guy many cabinet positions are very important. one thing is that is disengenious to show the picture when 50% of the staff in the white house is women. this is a president who has expanded health care opportunities for women and stood up on his first legislation. if you look at his policies and practices he is changing the focus on the country. >> i think a lot of women would disagree this is swift voting
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